Normandy Holiday Cottage Rental, Le Teilleul - NM000936_F

5km from Le Teilleul, Manche, Normandy Reference: NM000936_F Advertiser since: 2 September 2001

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Property Board Arrival Bedrooms Sleeps Bathrooms Additional info
The Olives Self Catering Saturday 4 12 3 includes bed settee in the lounge

About this property

The Olives, a Cottage in a Countryside Setting. This cottage/gite is in a rural setting.

The Olives cottage is part of Petite Cour which is a Normandy Longhouse. Newly converted and ready for June 2016 this cottage is adjacent to Chestnut cottage and also features an adjoining door for large families sharing the two cottages. Situated 3km from the village of Le Teilleul with supermarket, bars, bakers and restaurant.

The Olives has 4 bedrooms.

English owners living nearby. Sorry, no smoking.

Ideally situated between the medieval town of Domfront and the market town of St-Hilaire. Good area for cycling, fishing, golf, horse riding, carting and nearby aquapark.



Kitchen and dining

The large farmhouse kitchen has modern kitchen units, fridge/freezer, washing machine, electric cooker, toaster and all kitchen utensils.
There is a large dining table to seat 8 and another round table in the lounge to seat 4.
The kitchen has dual aspect windows and is light and airy with beamed ceilings and ceramic tiled floors.
Leading off the kitchen area is a downstairs walk-in shower and toilet.

Living rooms

The large open plan living room has ample seating for all guests. It has many original features with oak beams and large french style fireplace housing a wood burning stove. There is additional heating in the form of electric radiators. The lounge has a ceramic tiled floor with rugs and coffee table. The TV has english freeview television.


There are four bedrooms on two floors. First floor has a master bedroom with large double bed and single together with a travel cot. The second bedroom suits children with a set of bunk beds and a single also.
On the top floor are a further two family rooms with double beds and single in each.
All the bedrooms have oak beams and have fitted carpets.


There are three shower rooms in total. The downstairs shower room has a large walk in shower and toilet. The bathroom on the first floor has a cubicle shower, wc and basin. The top floor has a cubicle shower, wc and basin.


There is a wood burning stove in the lounge and electric radiators in the bedrooms, kitchen and lounge. electric towel rails are in the bathrooms.

Garden and outside

Outside are gardens areas with BBQ and garden furniture.
A private above ground pool is also in the garden area available July and August.

Parking and garages

There is ample parking in the parking bays provided for 2 cars.

Information about any additional facilities



  • Cleaning

  • Internet

  • No smoking

  • Pets welcomed

  • Special needs

  • Child facilities

  • Private pool



About the Owner/Advertiser, Mr Robin Jones

We are a retired English couple, Robin and Jean and we enjoy meeting new people and hope to offer a holiday to remember for its peace and tranquility. Le Clos Jean cottages are in two sections - Jays/Finches cottage with Robins known as Le Clos Jean and Chestnut and Olives cottages known as Petite Cour. Both these Normandy Longhouses are situated in woodland gardens, safe for children.

Owner's website
Year property purchased 1994
Why this location? We always found it to be peaceful and ideal for trip's back to the uk to visit family.
Unique benefits of property Our property is set in a rural area surrounded by apple orchards and dairy farms. The stone buildings are renovated to a high standard keeping many of the original features like wooden beams and French style stone fireplaces. The property is set in large mature gardens that have evolved over the years with a haven for birds, trees and shrubs.
3 Reviews
  • Cleanliness: 9
  • Comfort: 8.7
  • Condition: 9
  • Facilities: 9.7
  • Local Amenities: 9.7
  • Setting: 10
  • Value for Money: 9.3
9 / 10 ThePinks 8 January, 2017

Wow What a lovely Place ! We stayed for Christmas and New Year 2016 seeing in 2017 in the Olives,
Robin and Jean were lovely hosts and were always around if we needed anything or help, but they were not intrusive.
Very spacious kitchen with all that was needed to cook a full Christmas dinner, and then a wonderful log burner to retire by while the children made use of the TV.
The Olives had plenty of room for 4 Adults and 3 Children.
Spacious ground surrounded by fields which made a lovely short walk on a cold very frosty morning.

We were made very welcome and had a very enjoyable Christmas in the Olives.
We hope to return one summer to enjoy it in some sunny, warmer weather.

10 / 10 Liv 1 September, 2016

Our holiday at the Olives was a lovely and comfortable experience.The advert and photos covered the rooms accurately. The property was very clean and nicely presented. The rooms were spacious and plenty of room for a large family group and/or friends.
The owners were really friendly and provided us with lots of information from planning the route to facilities available whilst we were there. We had a large free standing pool allocated to the property which was big enough for a family to use, plus a few extra!
The property is within reach of a local kayak facility.The local town is about 1.5 miles away and very pleasant with a market, vet clinic, supermarket, bank, restaurant and bars. There is a very pretty church and at the end of town a cider and smoked sausage factory and gift shop. The property is within reasonable reach of Mount St Michel, various fun parks and beaches. We had a fabulous week.
Thanks Robin and Jean

8.8 / 10 Kentonholiday 22 August, 2016

The garden was lovely and private and the pool provided lots of fun. Wonderfully quiet, use of bikes for the children. Owners were extremely helpful.
Lovely situation for looking at the medieval history of the area plus close to good beaches.

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